TITLE

Time to address stimulant abuse on our campuses

AUTHOR(S)
Rosenfield, Daniel; Hubert, Paul C.; Stanbrook, Matthew B.; Flegel, Ken; MacDonald, Noni E.
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/6/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 12, p1345
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the need to work on preventing stimulant abuse in universities and colleges. The author states that universities and colleges should increase its efforts in protecting the students from and educating them regarding the adverse effects of illicit stimulant use. The author suggests that stimulant abuse among the brightest and best students must be denormalized, same with doping in sports.
ACCESSION #
65922855

 

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